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I can only suggest that this bird may be the siskin, which fairly answers the description.
Their beaks were light and very pointed, and they had forked tails like the siskin.
In Italy they were bred with the citril and serin; in Germany with the linnet, green finch, and siskin.
This bird will pair with the canary, siskin, linnet, or goldfinch.
The siskin belongs in the group of winter visitants whose coming cannot be foretold.
But for the yellow plumage and larger size of the siskin, they might well be mistaken one for the other.
Aberdevine, ab-ėr-de-vīn′, n. a bird-fancier's name for the siskin.
siskin, sis′kin, n. a genus of perching birds belonging to the family Fringillid, the true finches.
Their note resembles that of the siskin; their flight that of the siskin and Linnet combined.